Review: Kdenlive, the Linux video editor I want to use

Review: Kdenlive, the Linux video editor I want to use

Finally, a video editor for hobbyists that runs well on Linux.

01/28/15

Microsoft, Adobe beat open source developers to Android

Microsoft, Adobe beat open source developers to Android

Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop have somehow made it to Android before their Linux counterparts. What kind of world is this?

01/26/15

What the heck are Ubuntu Unity's Scopes?

What the heck are Ubuntu Unity's Scopes?

With Canonical prepared to launch Ubuntu-powered phones, I try to figure out the most frustrating feature of the Ubuntu Unity interface.

01/21/15

The philosophical implications of Mac malware

The philosophical implications of Mac malware

An article about the new Thunderstrike malware attacking Mac devices raises some philosophical questions.

01/15/15

How Samsung disappointed me by actually providing good support

How Samsung disappointed me by actually providing good support

By fixing a bug in its Android-powered Galaxy Camera 2, Samsung deprived me of the opportunity to criticize it on the internet.

01/13/15

3 ways to run 'normal' Linux on a Chromebook

3 ways to run 'normal' Linux on a Chromebook

For those who need to tinker, here are some ways I've found to run alternative Linux distros on a Chromebook.

01/12/15

Xojo: A Linux development suite that doesn't really support Linux

Xojo: A Linux development suite that doesn't really support Linux

If an IDE requires outdated versions of Linux, it may as well not even support Linux.

12/09/14

The Linux desktop-a-week review: Android as a desktop environment

How Android, the world's leading mobile OS, fares as a desktop environment.

12/01/14

What it's like living on a Chromebook, Part 2

Trying to tackle media editing on a Chromebook.

11/19/14

The Linux desktop-a-week review: ChromeOS

A look at ChromeOS as a desktop environment, specifically discussing Aura and Aura Shell.

11/03/14

What it's like living on a Chromebook, Part 1

I did all my work and personal computing on a Chromebook for five days. Here's what I've found so far.

10/28/14

The Linux desktop-a-week review: LXDE

The Linux desktop-a-week review: LXDE

I've used LXDE for weeks, and I'm still having trouble finding much to say about it. That's not a good sign.

10/24/14

Why my stance on Google Glass is dumb

Why my stance on Google Glass is dumb

I'm a Google Glass bigot, but I'm trying to come around.

10/23/14

ChromeOS team listens to Linux community, brings back ext2/3/4

Google's ChromeOS team disabled Linux file systems, and soon found out how unpopular that decision would be. So they responded and reversed the decision, surprisingly quickly.

10/16/14

ChromeOS disses Linux users, drops ext2/3/4

Trying to figure out why exactly ChromeOS would make such a silly decision.

10/13/14

The Linux Desktop-a-week review: Cinnamon

The Linux Desktop-a-week review: Cinnamon

I tried using a desktop I've long considered a waste of time, and I was pleasantly surprised.

10/07/14

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: A basic Point-and-Shoot made awesome with Android

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: A basic Point-and-Shoot made awesome with Android

Why you should use a digital camera even in the smartphone age.

10/03/14

Dear Google: It's not you, it's me

Dear Google: It's not you, it's me

I've become too dependent on Google's services for storing my data. I think it's time we start seeing other people.

09/29/14

iPhone 6: The phone for people who can't do math

iPhone 6: The phone for people who can't do math

How you can get a smartphone, a tablet, and a smartwatch all for the price of Apple's iPhone 6 Plus.

09/25/14

How Google is helping me live a cellphone-free life

How Google is helping me live a cellphone-free life

Two recent Google Hangout announcements will make it easier to live my cellphone-free life, without relying on Skype.

09/15/14

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